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  1. Ledisi Talks "Selma" And Johnny Gill Pulls A Muscle At...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | NewsOne

    Grammy-nominated singer Ledisi appeared on " NewsOne Now " with Roland Martin to talk about her role as Mahalia Jackson in the MLK biopic, " Selma ." Ledisi told Martin that even though she has a small part in "Selma," "it is such an honor to be a part of it."

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  2. Tickets to Ledisi, Raheem DeVaughn & Leela James at NJPAC On Sale 12/19Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    New Jersey Performance Arts Center in Newark announces eight-time Grammy nominee Ledisi , triple Grammy nominee Raheem DeVaughn and singer-songwriter Leela James together in The Intimate Truth Tour, one unbelievable concert experience on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8PM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at NJPAC.org or calling 888.GO.NJPAC .

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  3. Hall and Oates have a return date with BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | NJ.com

    ... "Sara Smile," "Rich Girl," "You Make My Dreams" and "Out of Touch." Sands also announced the additions of jazz artist Ledisi, on March 18, and "Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles," on Feb. 24.

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  4. Grammy-nominated R&B and soul singer-songwriter Ledisi says...Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Morning Call

    R&B and soul singer-songwriter Ledisi, whose 2009 album "Turn Me Loose" topped the R&B charts and got her a Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist, will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, her website says. Joining her on the show will be R&B and soul singer-songwriter Leela James, whose most recent album has produced two Top 15 R&B hits, and three-time Grammy nominee Raheem DeVaughn, whose 2008 album "Love Behind the Melody" also topped the R&B chart.

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  5. Upcoming pop shows: Smokey Robinson, Brad Mehldau, and Nick LoweRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Philly.com

    ... duets set in which near-contemporaries such as Elton John and James Taylor and young stars including John Legend and Ledisi get to sing some of Robinson's best-known songs, which are among the most loved in all of pop music. Smokey Robinson plays at ...

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  6. MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Ledisi with Raheem DeVaughn & Leela JamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    MotorCity Casino Hotel will welcome Ledisi with special guests Raheem DeVaughn and Leela James to Sound Board on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. American R&B and jazz recording artist, songwriter, and actress, Ledisi released the critically acclaimed Soulsinger in January 2000. "Papa Loved to Love Me" is one of the CD's most riveting and controversial tracks.

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  7. EXCLUSIVE: Ledisi Announces 2015 Tour, New Acoustic EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Essence Magazine

    ... includes stops in Houston, Chicago, Cleveland, St. Louis, Memphis, Boston, Neward, and Atlanta. But before her tour, Ledisi makes her big screen debut playing legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in the MLK biopic Selma (out Christmas Day).

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  8. Grammy 2015 nominees with Louisiana ties include Ledisi, Luke James, Hunter HayesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | NOLA.com

    ... - but still, some performers with local ties could be taking home a statuette come February. Gospel-R&B singer Ledisi is in the running for best R&B performance, for her song "Like This," off of her 2014 album "The Truth," and neo-soul ...

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  9. Ladies win at WDAS' Holiday JamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Philly.com

    ... WDAS Holiday Jam together, spinning vintage funk and rap between sets from '90s soul classicists Faith Evans, Joe, Ledisi, Kem, and Philly's own Jill Scott. Every singer was musically dynamic, deeply soulful, and displayed the rich romanticism of ...

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  10. Interactive One's HelloBeautiful Interludes Live! Wraps Up Second...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Freshnews

    Interactive One, the number one online platform for the African American and New Urban community, announced today that national brands Comcast XFINITY, McDonald's and Toyota will be official partners for the highly anticipated HelloBeautiful Interludes Live!: Ledisi premiering Saturday, November 29 at 10 PM EST . The new partnership with Toyota, along with existing sponsors Comcast XFINITY and McDonald's, are examples of national brands who are utilizing the multi-platform touch points of Interactive One's parent - Radio One, Inc. - to reach Black consumers with a 360-degree perspective.

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  11. Interactive One's HelloBeautiful Interludes Live! Wraps Up Second ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | BroadcastNewsroom

    Latest Edition of Quarterly Music Special Features Renowned, GRAMMY-nominated R&B and Jazz Recording Artist and Premieres Online and on TV One, Saturday, November 29 at 10 PM EST , Nov.26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive One, the number one online platform for the African American and New Urban community, announced today that national brands Comcast XFINITY, McDonald's and Toyota will be official partners for the highly anticipated HelloBeautiful Interludes Live!: Ledisi premiering .

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  12. Ledisi Dishes On Selma, Readies For Hello Beautiful's 'Interludes Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | NewsOne

    Grammy nominated singer Ledisi appeared on " NewsOne Now " with Roland Martin to talk about her role as Mahalia Jackson in the MLK biopic, " Selma " and her up coming TV One special, " Hello Beautiful Interludes Live." Ledisi told Martin, even though she has a small part in Selma, "it is such an honor to be a part of it."

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  13. R&B Vocalist L Renee to Open Kem's 'Promise to Love Pt. 1 Tour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... since 2011, and as a result, has shared the stage with Jill Scott, Trey Songz, Mary J. Blige, Fantasia, Dwele and Ledisi to name a few, and also had the opportunity to open a show for Gladys Knight. She also performed the National Anthem at the ...

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  14. Glen David Andrews kicks off cozy Friends of the Cabildo concert series Nov. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... engineer who worked for over 20 years with Luther Vandross and recently won Grammys with Kem and Ledisi. (Photo by Kathleen Flynn, Nola.com/The Times-Picayune) Tickets are on sale now for the 2014-15 Friends of the Cabildo concert series, which ...

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  15. Billy Childs: Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura NyroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... vocals (4); Wayne Shorter: soprano saxophone (4); Rickie Lee Jones: vocals (5); Chris Potter: tenor saxophone (5); Ledisi: vocals (6); Susan Tedeschi: vocals (7); Steve Wilson: alto saxophone (7); Shawn Colvin: vocals (8); Chris Botti: trumpet (8); ...

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  16. Ledisi added to lineup for Music Masters concert honoring the Everly BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    Grammy nominated R&B singer Ledisi has been added to the list of performers at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Music Masters tribute concert celebrating the music of the Everly Brothers . Ledisi joins music director Rodney Crowell and musicians Emmylou Harris, Graham Nash, Allison Moorer, Shelby Lynne , Albert Lee, Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Keb' Mo', JD Souther, Waddy Wachtel, the Secret Sisters and Bonnie "Prince'' Billy and Dawn McCarthy, who had already been announced as performers for the 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, event in Playhouse Square's State Theatre.

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  17. Ledisi to replace Al Jarreau at Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Cape Gazette

    Grammy Award-winning musician Al Jarreau is not able to appear at this year's Jazz Festival in Rehoboth Beach, but in his place at the Friday, Oct. 17 performance will be Ledisi, a young R&B songwriter and performer from New Orleans. Soul songstress Ledisi has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards and has recorded six albums, most recently "The Truth" in spring 2014.

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  18. Big Gigs for Oct. 3-9Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Star Tribune

    To boost his profile with a new generation, Smokey Robinson collaborated this year with producer Randy Jackson on "Smokey & Friends," which pairs the Motown great with mostly younger stars paying homage to him and his jukebox full of classic songs. Ledisi, Mary J. Blige and even James Taylor are good matches, but the rest of the album isn't the best way to approach his masterful music.

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  19. Grammy futureNOW with Ledisi at StaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    Soul singer Ledisi has eight Grammy nominations. While that may sound like a smooth-ballad rendering of the Tantalus myth, Ledisi has learned a thing or two about the music industry.

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  20. Luke James Talks Self-Titled Album & Reminisces on 2013...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Billboard

    In 2013, Luke James ' "I Want You" was nominated for a Grammy in the Best R&B performance category. Every one of James' fellow nominees -- Usher , Miguel , Estelle , Robert Glasper and Ledisi -- had already released albums.

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